OHIO (WOIO) - The Classic Lotto game is now up to its highest jackpot ever - a staggering $41.8 million dollars!
The next drawing is Wednesday, Aug. 17th.
There has not been a jackpot winner in the game since May 3rd, 2010! It has rolled over 199 times.
Classic Lotto first started in January of 2007, with a jackpot of $1M dollars. Since then, eight people have won the jackpot.
There are four ways to win on this game:
- Match 3 numbers - win $2 dollars
- Match 4 numbers - win $70 dollars
- Match 5 numbers - win $1,500 dollars
- Match all 6 numbers - Jackpot!
Lottery officials tell 19 Action News they have not seen a decline in classic lotto ticket sales since Mega Millions and Powerball has started.
Lottery officials add that the bulk of their lottery sales - more than 50% - comes from the instant games.